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ort

[ awrt ]
/ ɔrt /
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noun
Usually orts. a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.
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Origin of ort

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English; probably from Old English orǣt (unattested) “leftover fodder or food,” cognate with Low German ort, early Dutch oorete; compare Old English or- “out, out of, completely” (in compounds), ǣt “food” (see eat)
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